CIS, OSCE urged to evelop common approaches to election observation MINSK. KAZINFORM – First Deputy Chairman of the CIS Executive Committee Viktor Guminsky delivered a speech at the international conference «Technologies of the electoral process and election monitoring» and informed the attendees about the work of the CIS observation mission amidst the changing technologies of electoral processes in the CIS countries, BelTA learned from the press service of the CIS Executive Committee.
Japan to impose tougher COVID-19 restrictions in 5 more prefectures SAPPORO. KAZINFORM - The Japanese government plans to impose tougher restrictions under a quasi-state of emergency in five more prefectures amid growing calls for quicker response to an increasing number of infections caused by highly contagious variants of the coronavirus, sources familiar with the matter said Thursday, Kyodo reports.
Turkestan’s revival to have multiplier effect on entire region – Aidos Ukibai NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Presently the revival of Turkestan is the most ambitious national project which will have a multiplier economic effect not only on the city, but on the entire region, said Aidos Ukibai, official spokesperson of the First President of Kazakhstan-Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Director of Latvian Library receives letter of gratitude from President of Kazakhstan RIGA. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan’s Ambassador Timur Primbetov presented the Director of the Academic Library of the University of Latvia Venta Kocere with a letter of gratitude from the President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev for her contribution to the development of bilateral cultural and educational ties, as well as popularization in her country Latvia of the works of the great Kazakh poet and thinker Abai, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Information Minister pays working visit to Kostanay region KOSTANAY. KAZINFORM – Minister of Information and Social Development Aida Balayeva and akim (governor) of Kostanay region Arkhimed Mukhambetov took part in the solemn event dated to the 60th anniversary of Kostanay regional directorate of radio and television, Kazinform has learnt from the ministry’s press service.
President signs law on products circulation within Eurasian Economic Union NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The Kazakh Head of State has signed the law ratifying the Agreement on circulation of products within the Eurasian Economic Union, requirements for which are not outlined in the technical regulations of the Union, and the rules to ensure safety of products, Kazinform cites the press service of Akorda.
Kazakhstani male tennis players off to a good start at ITF tournaments NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan's tennis players Denis Yevseyev and Timofei Skatov strolled into the second round of the tennis tournaments in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Turkey, Kazinform has learnt from the Kazakhstan Tennis Federation.
Tokayev had telephone conversations with leaders of a number of states NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - During the telephone conversations, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev and the Presidents of Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan exchanged congratulations on the Eid al-Fitr. The Head of State expressed sincere wishes of good, prosperity to the fraternal peoples, Kazinform reports citing the Akorda press service.
Kazakhstan, France sign roadmap for cooperation until 2030 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan and France signed a joint roadmap for economic and investment cooperation until 2030. The document was signed during the visit of the Minister-Delegate for Foreign Trade and Economic Attractiveness under the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs of France Frank Riester to Kazakhstan, organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, KAZAKH INVEST, together with the Embassies of the two countries and the Association of French Entrepreneurs MEDEF, Kazinform cites the press service of KAZAKH INVEST.
COVID-19: Nur-Sultan and Almaty cities remain in ‘red zone’ NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The cities of Nur-Sultan and Almaty, as well as Akmola, West Kazakhstan, Karaganda, Pavlodar regions remain in the high COVID-19 risk ‘red zone’ as of today, May 13, the Telegram Channel of the Interdepartmental commission for preventing COVID-19 spread reports.
Around 7,000 tonnes of space debris is in the Earth's orbits - expert MOSCOW. KAZINFORM About 3,000 tonnes of operating vehicles and about 7,000 tonnes of space debris are in the Earth's orbits, Head of the information and analytical center at Central Research Institute of Machine Building at the Russian Space Agency (Roscosmos) Igor Bakaras said in an interview with TASS.